Receipt for an unidentified enslaved woman, being sold by Col. William Christian, September 25th, 1783.

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Title

Receipt for an unidentified enslaved woman, being sold by Col. William Christian, September 25th, 1783.

Description

A receipt of sale for an unidentified enslaved woman, dated September 25th, 1783. She was sold by Col. William Christian to Col. Isaac Shelby. Evan Shelby signs on behalf of Col. Isaac Shelby. The woman is only addressed as "negro wench."

Creator

William Christian

Source

Manuscript Collection, Bullitt Family Papers, The Filson Historical Society

Publisher

The Filson Historical Society, Special Collections

Date

1783-09-25

Contributor

Johansen, Emma

Rights

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Language

en

Type

Text

Identifier

Mss_A_B937c-0419_001

Citation

William Christian, “Receipt for an unidentified enslaved woman, being sold by Col. William Christian, September 25th, 1783.,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed February 6, 2023, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/4587.